Location: Various Locations
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Break out the flashlights and hide under your covers, it’s All Hallows Read! Throughout the month of October, we share our favorite stories. Some are scary, some are funny and others are creepy classics! There will be stories for children, teens and adults to listen to at home while munching candy...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, October 23, 2017
Born on October 23, 1942, the late master sci-fi filmmaker and author Michael Crichton would be 75 this year. Although best known for Jurassic Park, Crichton also introduced the world to the popular TV series ER. Of course, as a graduate of Harvard Medical School, he knew a few things about the...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, October 23, 2017
It’s the spookiest time of year again! Halloween, one of America’s favorite holidays, combined elements from the Celtic holiday Samhain, Roman festivals, and the Catholic holiday All Saints Day to become “a secular, community-based event characterized by child friendly activities.” Thankfully,...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Pizza is one of the most popular “fast foods” in the United States. It’s both a great unifier (almost everyone enjoys a slice) and a great divider (consider the recent pineapple pizza debate and the longstanding rivalry between New York and Chicago style pies). And although this staple of...
Location: Cinnaminson
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Cape May, America’s oldest seaside resort, has been attracting visitors for more than 200 years, lured not only by its natural beauty and Victorian architectural treasures, but also by its vibrant local food scene. John Howard-Fusco examines the roots of this scene in his new book A Culinary...
Location: County Library
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
If you are a teen looking to get involved in your community while becoming more informed about the world around you, the library may have the answer. TeenWork Tuesdays are monthly programs where participants can discuss topics or work on projects related to community change and social justice...
Location: Pinelands
Thursday, October 5, 2017
The Burlington County Library System is so lucky to have a team with wide-ranging knowledge and diverse interests. While many customers may know the names and faces of librarians at their local branch, we want to take the time to introduce more of our staff from around the system. Hey library...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, October 2, 2017
"...and remember, the next scream you hear could be your own!” – Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds Welcome back to our continuing series on literary genres! In past months, we delved into magical realism and science fiction. This month, as the nights grow longer and colder and spookier, we’ll take a...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Ever walked through the Fiction section of the Children’s Area and wondered why there were two different beginnings to call numbers: JF and TF? Junior Fiction and Teen Fiction are sometimes interfiled in the Children’s Area at the Burlington County Library and our branches because of their...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Imagine you’re visiting your local library, looking for your favorite book or the newest recommendation from a friend. Now imagine you discover it has been removed from the library after being challenged by someone who decided it was obscene or vulgar. How would you feel? Angry? Indignant? For many...

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